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Bonn Climate Change Conference - August 2009

Bonn Climate Change Conference - August 2009

Information for members of the press

  • Media advisory

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    Press conferences will be given on Friday afternoon, 14 August 2009
    Location: Langer Eugen / UN Campus
    Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10, 53113 Bonn‎

    The UN Campus is about 5 minutes by car from the Hotel Maritim. Directions and map

    Media must be accredited to attend the press conferences.

    Those journalists who cannot follow the press conferences on site will be able to watch them via webcast.

    Schedule - Friday, 14 August 2009
    Time Delegation/Organization
    13:15 UNFCCC
    13:45 Delegation of the United States
    14:15 European Union
    14:45 Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
    15:15 African Group
    15:45 Climate Action Network (CAN)


    • All participants are requested to register upon arrival at the desk located at the Hotel Maritim.
    • A valid photo ID should be presented to the registration staff.
    • Early registration on Saturday, 8 August 2009, is highly recommended to avoid delays.

    Registration timesTop

    • Saturday, 8 August to Sunday, 9 August 2009 From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • From Monday, 10 August until Friday, 14 August 2009 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Double registration for the sessions is not permitted (i.e., State representative and observer organization representative, or state representative and press/media representative).


    Badges are essential in order for participants to gain access to the premises. They are issued only on the basis of accreditation by the UNFCCC secretariat. For security reasons, all participants are requested to wear their badges at all times.


    All foreign delegates entering the Federal Republic of Germany must have a valid passport. Participants requiring a visa for Germany, or a transit visa, are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate consular authorities as soon as this invitation is received. The issuance of a visa for the Schengen States may take up to two weeks from the date of submission of the visa application. To facilitate the issuance of a visa, a copy of this notification should be attached to the visa request. For more information, please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office (also available in French and Spanish).


    Representatives who require assistance in making a hotel reservation in Bonn should contact: Tourismus & Congress GmbH Adenauerallee 131 D-53113 Bonn Telephone: +49 228 910 4170 Fax: +49 228 910 4177


    Participants are strongly recommended to obtain international medical insurance for the period of participation. The United Nations and the Convention secretariat disclaim all responsibility for medical, accident and travel insurance, for compensation for death or disability, for loss of or damage to personal property and for any other costs or losses that may be incurred during travel time or the period of participation.


    UNFCCC Communications Team at the Bonn Climate Change Talks

    Conference Spokesperson
    Eric Hall
    Tel: +49 172 259 0443

    Media Liaison
    John Hay
    Tel: +49 172 258 6944

    Press accreditation
    Naana Beeko
    Tel: +49 151 5845 1498

    UNFCCC Interview Requests (Executive Secretary)
    Carrie Aßheuer
    Tel: +49 172 179 8836

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